…we talk as friends about our day, our sore feet, the tasks that wait for us. We discuss our possible destinations, and where we might get some lunch. Oh, look at that! A kestrel hovers while mice cower. Listen- the goldfinches are singing… and the blackbird in the treetop… … More Just imagine… Look, See, Pray
Forget the still, small voice; I need the deafening, heavy-metal-band-sound-system voice before I go, ‘Eh? Sorry, did you say something?’ … More 1 Sam 3:1-10 – Hard of Hearing?
Here’s a lesson about really looking. We are attracted by the obvious, the showy, the spectacular. The colours of plant and butterfly are intended to attract attention. What else is there to see? … More Look more closely- Look, See, Pray
General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) – Oh No! Not another one! Rest easy, my friend, you do not need to do anything. The Reflectionary is not a commercial enterprise, so GDPR laws do not apply to us. “The rules don’t apply …[if] there is no connection to a professional or commercial activity.” So you are saved … More Oh No! Not another one!
Do any of us really get the Trinity? It’s kinda like quantum mechanics (hang in with me here), which, though weird beyond belief, actually seems to work. … More Isaiah 6:1-8, John 1-17 – What do you see?
Take note of the colours, shapes, textures; what would it be like to touch or sniff? Isn’t it amazing that the thistle has prickles to protect it from unwelcome attention or accidental damage- yet also has colour and scent to attract the insects who pollinate and thus ensure future thistles. Not so ordinary, is it. … More Imagining a simple prayer – Look, See, Pray
Ezekiel 37:1-14 – Bones and Breath
It’s a cracking story, every 8-year-old boy’s delight! But what has that weird story from Ezekiel got to do with Pentecost?
It’s about hope, it’s about God-with-us, it’s about life. … More Ezekiel 37:1-14 – Bones and Breath